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Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews showcases medical advancements that improve human health and well-being.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4 (2016)

Editorial

Original Research

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Predicting Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
Sanjay Bhandari, Geetanjali Dang, Muhammad Shahreyar, Ahmad Hanif, Vijayadershan Muppidi, Atul Bhatia, Jasbir Sra, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir

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TGF-β1 Increases Resistance of NIH/3T3 Fibroblasts Toward Apoptosis Through Activation of Smad2/3 and Erk1/2 Pathways
Ulugbek Negmadjanov, Alisher Holmuhamedov, Larisa Emelyanova, Hao Xu, Farhan Rizvi, Gracious R. Ross, A. Jamil Tajik, Yang Shi, Ekhson Holmuhamedov, and Arshad Jahangir

Reviews

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Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Options Among the Elderly
German Guzman-Gutierrez, Yang Shi, Matthew Rappelt, Arshad Jahangir, and Vinay Thohan

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Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke in Elderly Patients
Geetanjali Dang, Imaan Jahangir, Jasbir Sra, A. Jamil Tajik, and Arshad Jahangir

Topic Synopsis

Supplements

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Benefit of Report Card Feedback After Point-of-Care Assessment of Communication Quality Indicators
Michael H. Farrell, Clair R. Sprenger, Shelbie L. Sullivan, Bree A. Trisler, Jessica J.F. Kram, and Erin K. Ruppel

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Predictors of Mortality in Patients With Transient Severe Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
Kanwar Y. Singh, Firas Zahwe, Bilal Omery, Crystal Platz, Wassim Ballany, Robyn Shearer, Tadele Mengesha, M. Eyman Mortada, Jasbir Sra, and Indrajit Choudhuri

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The Association Between Doppler Measures of Cardiac Function and Outcomes in Patients With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction ≤ 40% Undergoing Noncardiovascular Surgeries
Yang Shi, Rachel Pedersen, Matthew Rappelt, Robyn Shearer, Nasir Z. Sulemanjee, Dianne L. Zwicke, T. Edward Hastings, Omar M. Cheema, and Vinay Thohan

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Association Between Pregnancy Intention and Maternal Characteristics, Outcomes, and Cost of Care: A Pilot Study
Kristy M. Kelel, Kiley B. Vander Wyst, Danielle M. Greer, and Danish Siddiqui

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Models for Predicting Incident Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults: A Systematic Review
Sundeep Kalimisetty, Wajih Askar, Brenda Fay, and Ariba Khan

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Mind and Body Training to Improve Functioning and Coping With Chronic Pain: A Pilot Study
Olga Valieva, Leah M. Welsh, Betty Amuzu, Niraj Nijhawan, and Jessica J.F. Kram

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Quality Improvement of Procedural Services in Family Medicine Residency Clinics
Keisha Rogers, Nora Guschwan, and Lisa Sullivan Vedder

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Prevalence of Prescription Opioid Abuse in Patients With Pain
Samuel Godana, Ankoor Biswas, Nebiyu Biru, Abraham Getenet, and Biana Leybishkis

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An Interdisciplinary Process Change: Conversion of PICC Line Capping Solution From Heparin to Normal Saline
Angela Colella, Brandon Bodager, Frank Spexarth, Natalie McDonough, Deb Kastenholz, and Paul Grebe

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Identifying Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Milwaukee-Based Academic and Nonacademic Clinics
Jasmine Wiley, Jonathan J. Blaza, Will Lehmann, Deborah Simpson, Jeffrey A. Stearns, Shelby L. Pischke, and Tracy L. Greiten

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WISE-Family Medicine: A Statewide Faculty Development Collaborative
Deborah Simpson, Kjersti Knox, Anne Getzin, John R. Brill, Melissa M. Stiles, and Jeffrey A. Morzinski

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Evaluation of Preoperative Anemia and Transfusion Requirements in Adult Liver Transplant Recipients
Parissa M.N. Moghimi, Erika A. Aldag, Rachel Pedersen, Ajay Sahajpal, Jacob N. Clendenon, Vikraman Gunabushanam, Mehraboon S. Irani, and David J. Kramer

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Effect of Code Status Handout on Resident Physician Comfort During the Admission Process
Krystina Pischke, Jessica Schmid, Jessica J.F. Kram, and Dennis J. Baumgardner

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Evaluation of Patient Opinions and Experiences With Electronic Cigarettes at a Family Medicine Residency Clinic
Ima D. Tanner, Breana C. Cummens, Jessica J.F. Kram, and Dennis J. Baumgardner

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The Crux of the Heart –– the Closest Approach of the Right Atrium to the Left Ventricle
Lynn Erickson, David Krum, Hannah Samuel, Anwer Dhala, and Jasbir Sra

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Bias in the Eyes of Resident Physicians
Abel H. Irena, Kern A. Reid, Richard Battiola, and Anthony Cáceres

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Zero-Fluoroscopy Cavotricuspid Isthmus Ablation Using Carto Mapping System as Sole Guiding Method
Wassim Ballany, Indrajit Choudhuri, Mohamed Djelmami-Hani, and Ryan L. Cooley

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Determining the Incidence and Factors of Cardiotoxicity in Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Anthracycline and/or Trastuzumab-Containing Regimen at Aurora Health Care
Stephanie Ghojallu, Matthew Rappelt, Han-Yang Chen, Ruth Perez, Lydia Garlie, Geoffrey Riddell, Yingying Gu, Jun Zhang, Rubina Qamar, Bijoy K. Khandheria, Arshad Jahangir, and Yang Shi